Jeffrey Spitz Cohan will be delivering a guest sermon at the Erev Shabbat service. The Torah portion for this Shabbat is Noach, when the permission to eat meat is first granted. Jeffrey will explain what the Torah actually says about this permission.
Jeffrey Spitz Cohan will lead a discussion regarding what the Torah and tradition says about animals, eating plants and eating meat.
Jeffrey Spitz Cohan will lead the Torah study at Beth Israel.
The Association of Fundraising Professionals San Diego Chapter announces honorees to be recognized at the annual National Philanthropy Day® luncheon. The celebration honors the dedication, leadership, and community contributions of San Diego County’s philanthropists, volunteers, professionals, and organizations.
This year’s event will feature keynote speaker Dennis V. Arriola, Executive Vice President and Group President of Sempra Energy. Sempra Energy is the Presenting Sponsor for this year’s National Philanthropy Day® event, with significant sponsorships from The San Diego Foundation, the San Diego Business Journal, Wells Fargo, San Diego Zoo Global, Sanford Institute of Philanthropy, Mission Federal Credit Union, and others.
Proceeds from the event will support the next generation of development professionals with scholarships and in-depth Learning Labs and educational workshops, which provide development professionals and nonprofit leaders with strategies and tools demonstrated to improve outcomes for those they serve, and for the larger San Diego region.
Pacific Arts Movement (Pac Arts) presents the 20th Annual San Diego Asian Film Festival (SDAFF), the most comprehensive portrait of Asian and Asian American cinema in North America. In its largest iteration yet, SDAFF will showcase more than 170 films from 29 countries in more than 40 different languages. This curated lineup of films includes the best in both award-winning and cutting-edge cinema from around the world.
On opening night, a collection of four short documentaries celebrating the historically AAPI neighborhoods and stories in San Diego— across ethnicity, geography and history will be screened. This includes The Paradise We Are Looking For, the first-ever Pacific Arts Movement feature-length documentary film.
The Chabad of Coronado will have a talk from Fank Meeink, as he recounts the story of his descent into America’s underground and his ultimate triumph over hatred. Hear how he turned his life around and because of it he spends his life lecturing on acceptance and understanding.
The “Pleasure of Your Company” music series sponsored by the Scripps Ranch Friends of the Library welcomes back jazz flutist Lori Bell, performing with Trio de Janeiro, on Sunday, November 10, at 2:30 pm at the Scripps Miramar Ranch Library Center.
Award-winning musicians, Lori Bell on flutes, Ron Satterfield on guitar, vocals and piano, and Tommy Aros, percussion, come together with a high energy, Brazilian tinged, straight ahead trio with an original approach to jazz Standards, Brazilian, original compositions and folk music.
There is no charge for the concert, although donations are appreciated. Meet the musicians at a complimentary reception following the concert.